Pathways Home

    Thousands of south suburban residents are homeless. With your help, South Suburban PADS will provide affordable rental homes to help individuals and families overcome homelessness and build healthier, happier and more sustainable futures.

    Needs Food

    And we’re here to help. Our volunteers have donated more than 75,000 meals per year to help people survive and maintain their health.

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    ‘Tis the Season to Give Back

    This holiday season, help someone overcome homelessness.

Offering Pathways Home

We are working to make homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring. We provide emergency shelter, affordable homes and supportive services that enable people to overcome homelessness and find pathways home.

Emergency Shelters

We provide immediate, overnight accommodations in safe, warm locations for anyone seeking refuge.

Affordable Homes

We work with you to find an affordable housing solution and help you build fundamental skills for long-term housing success.

Supportive Services

We’re here to empower you at every step of your journey with behavioral and mental health services, substance abuse services, children and youth services, employment services, life skills training, wellness programs and personalized case management.

About South Suburban PADS

South Suburban PADS is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization working to prevent and end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago.


People helped to overcome homelessness


Nights of shelter


Meals Provided


People accessing affordable housing each year

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Provide someone with a pathway home.


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